Why Land Securities is betting big on low-carbon future for commercial property

Madeleine Cuff
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Why Land Securities is betting big on low-carbon future for commercial property

From installing a mini power station inside the 'Walkie Talkie' tower to testing solar PV 'cling film' on shopping centres, Land Securities is harnessing pioneering technology to meet new science-based carbon targets

Hidden away beneath the gleaming glass of 20 Fenchurch Street - the 525ft tower dubbed the "Walkie Talkie" - there lies a mini power station pumping out low-carbon heat and electricity to the building's...

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